Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

Job holders in this unit group manage and oversee major projects across all sectors of modern industry, commerce and the public sector, in areas such as e-commerce, business analysis, finance, product development, marketing, human resources.


New workers
£ 24,556
£ 49,035
£ 86,581

Available jobs

In the past year there were 221,753 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Reports regularly on progress to the client or to senior managers.

  • Ensures that each stage of the project is progressing on time, on budget and to the right quality standards.

  • Negotiates with contractors and suppliers for materials and services.

  • Selects and leads a project team.

  • Draws up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of the project.

  • Agrees timescales, costs and resources needed.

  • Finds out what the client or company wants to achieve.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Project Management

  • Finance

  • Risk Management

  • Accounting

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Agile Methodology

  • Procurement

  • Risk Analysis

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Auditing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Communications

  • Planning

  • Leadership

  • Governance

  • Influencing Skills

  • Forecasting

  • Operations

  • Budgeting

  • Detail Oriented

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.